Microsoft Services recently released professional services offerings to help organizations deploy Windows 7 and Exchange Server 2010.
More than ever, businesses are looking to gain efficiencies, cut costs and get the most value out of their technology investments. Microsoft Services consultants are working on the frontline with customers and have developed new offerings focused on helping customers adopt and deploy technology quickly, cost-effectively and at a reduced risk.
For Windows 7, Microsoft Services has 4 service offerings that help organizations accelerate application testing and jumpstart deployment:
Desktop Planning and Deployment to help customers deploy Windows 7 with reduced risk and the assurance that their environment will work seamlessly, saving start up time and cost.
Microsoft Services Desktop Application Compatibility enables customers to rationalize their application portfolio from an automated application testing solution to speed and minimize the remediation effort and risk of the application compatibility project. For instance, Microsoft Services worked with Samsung electronics prior to their Windows 7 deployment to assess 53 business-critical and line-of-business, identify compatibility issues and create remediation options that enabled a quicker, more cost-effective deployment.
Desktop Image Engineering through which Customers can realize IT Labor cost savings of up to $52 per PC per year, reduced technician deployment times and simplified image maintenance and authoring.
Desktop Deployment Jumpstart is an accelerated fixed scope deployment solution that leads to higher project efficiency, accelerated deployment, lower total cost of ownership and higher return on investment.
We'e also released an offering to help customers deploy Exchange 2010:
Architecture and Design for Microsoft
Exchange 2010 includes planning tools, risk assessment and tested architecture and design for using Microsoft best practices and field experience to help organizations create new opportunities, drive down costs and system complexities, increase security, and deploy new features not available in previous versions of Exchange Server.
You can learn more at the Microsoft Services web site and via this Q & A with Microsoft Services Chief Technology Officer Norm Judah.